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BIFM* Level 4 Qualification Units & Tuition

Level 4 Unit Details - Learning Outcomes & Assessment Criteria

* The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the trading name of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management [IWFM]

Qualification Specification

Click here to see the full level 4 Qualification Specification. This document contains information relevant to each individual unit, including Learning Outcomes (LO) and Assessment Criteria (AC). You can access this information via the hyperlinks in italics below.

Tuition Programmes

Our tuition programmes (in bold) is based upon certain long-established short courses. It covers not only all the required unit learning outcomes and assessment criteria but also some additional topics. This is because each course is designed as a rounded training experience to help candidates with their jobs as well as contributing to other units within the Level 4 qualifications. Please click on course titles for detailed programmes.

Rules of Combination

Award is made up of 2-3 units: mandatory unit FM4.01 plus one or two units of your choice (min 12 – max 18 credits). Recommended package: FM4.01 and FM4.04.
The Certificate is made up of 4-6 units: mandatory units FM4.01 and FM4.05 plus 2-4 units of your choice from the list below (min 24 – max 31 credits). Recommended package: FM4.01, FM4.04, FM4.05 and FM4.07.
The Diploma is made up of 8-11 units: mandatory units FM4.01, FM4.02, FM4.03, FM4.04 and FM4.05 plus 3-6 units of your choice from the list below (min 48 – max 55 credits). Recommended package: FM4.01, FM4.02, FM4.03, FM4.04, FM4.05, FM4.06, FM4.07, FM4.13 and FM4.15.

 

FM4.01 - Overview of FM - 6 credits - FM - Operational Management

FM4.02 - Understanding FM Strategy - 3 credits - The Professional FM - Business & People

FM4.03 - Understanding People Management - 8 credits - The Professional FM - Business & People - PLUS online learning modules

FM4.04 - Understanding Support Services Operations - 6 credits - FM - Operational Management

FM4.05 - Managing Health & Safety in own area of FM - 6 credits - IOSH Responsibilities and Risk Assessment in Practice

FM4.05 - Managing Health & Safety in own area of FM - 6 credits - IOSH Managing Safely

FM4.06 - Understanding Risk Management - 6 credits - Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

FM4.07 - Understanding Financial Management - 6 credits - Financial Management (1)

FM4.12 - Understanding Facilities Management Projects - 6 credits - Project Management

FM4.13 - Developing Relationships with Suppliers & Specialists - 3 credits - The Professional FM - Business & People

FM4.15 - Managing Customer Services - 4 credits - Customer Focused FM

FM4.16 - Understanding Property and Asset Management - 4 credits - Property Management AND FM - Operational Management

FM4.17 - Understanding Property, Fabric & Building Services - 8 credits - Building Surveying & Maintenance AND
Understanding & Managing Building Services

FM4.18 - Understanding Space Management - 3 credits - Space Planning

FM4.19 - Understanding Sustainability & Environmental Issues and their Impact on FM - 3 credits - Environmental Management

FM4.20 - Understanding Energy & Utilities Management and the impact on FM - 3 credits - Energy Management

FM4.21 - Understanding Procurement & Contract Management - 3 credits - The Tender Process AND
Contract Management